We never know to what, where, or whom an event will lead us.
For Alvin Valentine, it was a chance to fight for something other than his life. For Adam Friedman, it was a chance to face down a monster that had tormented him since childhood—fear.
Nick Jurczak refutes the claims that John Stewart and other New Yorkers have made about Deep Dish pizza, reiterating why Chicago is #1 in terms of pizza.
Years in the making, Parents Joe Brewster and Michele Stephenson show that the missing piece in education reform is parental engagement.
What is more important when picking a favorite sports team: tradition or location? Larry Bernstein shares losing, love, and baseball with his 9-year-old son.
It has been a year since Hurricane Sandy. Ariel Chesler looks back on the storm and the birth of his daughter.
What artists/writers/performers grasped you at a young age and carried you on towards becoming the person you are now?
Ariel Chesler explains the importance of growing up where your back yard is connected to your neighbor’s yard, and your front stoop was mere feet from your neighbor’s.
A high school football team in Portville, New York, has voted to cancel the remainder of its season after the death of one of their teammates following a helmet-to-helmet collision during a game earlier this month.
A 2007 federal court order required New York to provide inmates with “serious” mental illness more treatment while in solitary. And a follow-up law enacted in 2011 all but bans such inmates from being put there altogether.
In the broadest legal decision on the New York Police Department’s stop and frisk program yet, a federal judge ruled on Monday that the program is unconstitutional and violates the Fourth Amendment and 14th Amendment.
Your mind is an amazing and powerful tool. Harness it properly and you can live a life of great adventure and accomplishment.
…So what’s stopping you?
This is why your father will always be your number one supporter and best friend.
Former pro football player Joe Ehrmann, now both a pastor and a coach, rips apart the three myths of masculinity and offers a new definition of what it means to be a man.
Chris Pratt gives the only 2 pieces of fitness advice you’ll ever need.
This isn’t a slam on religion; it’s a call for inclusive political debate.
Sometimes love means playing Barbies with your daughter, even if you’re a man, even if you’d rather chew rocks.
Death, a natural and unavoidable part of life, should be painless, peaceful, dignified and a celebration of the life that was.
A proposition leaves a young man feeling conflicted, regretful.
“If you find unpleasant memories bubbling up from your own school experience, recognize that it is an aspect of you that is looking for understanding and healing.”-Janet D. Thomas
Talking about mental illness makes people uncomfortable. But Anne Theriault is going to do it anyway.
Denene Miller shares the words of others who powerfully embody the devastating effects of Mike Brown’s death.
Allan Mott quickly discovered that the average middle-of-the-night customer at a sex shop isn’t a creep, but just a normal lonely guy.
You’ve heard it before, but here’s how to use the power of words to make it more effective. Because the last thing you need is another monkey on your back.
Charles J. Orlando points out the flaws in a popular movie genre.
Emotions don’t respond to pain the way the body does. Understanding that can prevent a ton of heartache.
Seth Trent explains how the suburban fantasy is moving aside to allow for a different definition of success.